Bracelet knitting patterns are a great way to use leftover stash yarn or showcase expensive hand-dyed yarn. They also make great quick gifts and stocking stuffers. Updated 4/5/23
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Osprey Distaff Bracelet
This lace bracelet cuff doubles as a distaff, or “wristaff,” to help spinners keep the roving out of your spun yarn. It also would be useful for feeding yarn for knitting projects. Great for leftover yarn since it uses 30 - 40 yards (27 - 37 m) of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Melissa Walshe
Leaf Lace Cuff
This cuff with lace can also be adapted to trim socks, fingerless mitts, etc. Designed by Monique Boonstra
This knitted strap can be adjusted to fit most watches. You will need the hardware (pins and buckle) from another strap that fits your watch. Designed by Maggie van der Stok. Fingering weight yarn.
Simple Glamour Bracelet
Braided i-cord bracelet in fingering yarn. Especially effective in metallic yarn. Sizes wrist circumference 16/18/20/22cm. Designed by Pirre Nakola. Available in English and Finnish
Diamond Jubilee Cuff
This bead and wire knit bracelet design by Fiona Morris also comes with a pattern for wire and bead necklace and flower.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get 0.2mm enamelled colored wire for this pattern
- Get Size 10 or 11 seed beads for this pattern
Pretty Twisted Cuff
This trio of linen stitch bracelets is perfect use for scrap yarn and handmade buttons. Each of the three versions has slightly different design details – slipped st edging or not, worked horizontally or vertically, different types of attachment options – to produce different results, and to keep the knitting interesting. Designed by Cat Wong for Knitty
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get handmade buttons on Etsy
- See more Linen Stitch Knitting Patterns
What a great idea from Mimsie! Don’t know what to do with those swatches? Turn them into bangles. I know I’ll be more inclined to knit more swatches.
Knit with metallic elastic cord. Beading tutorial included.
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Bow Pouch Bracelet
This cute bow bracelet designed by Derya Davenport has a secret — a little pouch on the underside where you can put coins, bobby pins, etc. A great beginner project because it’s made of 3 rectangles.
Great quick project for stash yarn! Worked flat on 5.0mm needles with two strands of shiny cotton held together.
- Get the free knitting pattern. Note that the link to the English pattern is in the second section on the page.
Paloma Necklace and Bracelet
Necklace and bracelet in metallic yarn designed by Andi Jovori.
Emerald Beaded Bracelet
This design by Heather Murray is easy and quick to knit. The beads are all prestrung before the knitting starts, and all rows are knitted, with the same number of stitches in each row. The shaping is produced by varying the number of beads in a row.
Ribbon meShell Bracelet
A great use for those ribbon yarns you love but don’t know what to do with.
Make in less than an hour and wear out tonight!
Three floral motifs designed by Elizbeth Klett for sizes XS (S, M, L, XL).
Not on My Watch Bobble Bracelet
Amy Seeberger designed this great use for leftover fingering or sock yarn, especially for multi-colored or self-striping yarn.
Virginia Catherall gives you instructions on knitting a bracelet from copper wire!
Oddknit created this easy pattern to knit beads from leftover yarn, stuff them and string on stretchy cord.
Glow Stick Bracelet
Knithacker created these instructions for a unique bracelet with an inner glow!
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Bracelet Knitting Kits
Bracelet and cuff kits that include yarn, beads, clasp, threader, and clasp (depending on kit). Pictured kits include Mingle Cuffs, Kairos, Abaclet, and more. Designed by NelkinDesigns
One of 15 exciting bracelet designs by Leslieanne Beller in the Beaded Bracelets to Knit ebook
Care of Magical Creatures Charm Bracelet #3
Harry Potter inspired charm bracelet with charms that include Cheshire cat tail, HP sweater cocoon (with butterfly), cricket, gryffindor lion, house elf sock, hufflepuff badger, hummingbird, ladybug, lilypad, pegasus feather, ravenclaw eagle claw, slytherin snake, snitch, sorting hat, thestral treat (steak.).
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Etsy
- See Charm Bracelet #1
- See Charm Bracelet #2
- See more Harry Potter Knitting Patterns
Boho I-Cord Bracelet
A charming little wrap bracelet with a rustic flair and just the right amount of femininity.
Instructions for making trendy, chunky paracord style bracelets from knit i-cord. Easy pattern in 5 sizes.